The Latest from My Journal
In her must-read new book, writer, activist and director of the Women’s Media Center Speech Project, Soraya Chemaly, explores why all of us — women and men, alike — are so uncomfortable with women expressing their anger and argues that women’s anger is one of the most powerful tools for creating lasting change.
This month, a film close to my heart comes to Netflix. City of Joy is the story of the profound resilience of the human spirit witnessing Congolese women's fierce will to reclaim hope, even when so much of what was meaningful to them has been stripped away.
Last month, I spoke with two activists, India’s ElsaMarie D’Silva and Agnes Igoye from Uganda, about the work that is being done to make women safer around the world. In this year of unprecedented attention to women, we are increasingly aware of their vulnerability to sexual violation, trafficking and other forms of abuse. Will we make those commitments?
This week I want to offer space on my blog to a woman I admire very much. Jennifer Fox is a very talented independent filmmaker. For her most recent film, The Tale, which has two Emmy nominations, Jennifer took enormous risks and they are paying off with impact that is changing people’s lives.
This week heralds the release of “Crazy Rich Asians,” a new Hollywood film that is an adaptation of the best-selling book by Kevin Kwan, which has already sold millions of copies. Will “Crazy Rich Asians” be another Halley’s Comet or a new constellation that lights up Hollywood?
Once again this summer, I had the privilege of moderating sessions during the Spotlight Health Aspen Institute Ideas Festival. I want to share some surprising and important information that surfaced in one of our sessions.
Women are rising in America, and in many places, being led by women of color, proving by their votes, their voices and their leadership that they are a force for change.
If you're looking for some inspiring, instructive and provocative books to add to your summer reading list, these recent books from from TEDWomen speakers are worthy additions.
This week the Supreme Court effectively endorsed the silencing of women in a 5-4 ruling about forced arbitration clauses. In a biting dissent, justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg called it “egregiously wrong.”
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